Calendar

Let’s Get Together!

As the Arlington Neighborhood Village calendar evolves, we will include links to programs and events in the county that may be of interest to ANV members – whether sponsored by ANV,  by Arlington’s 55+ program, or by another organization.  Just click on the link of a particular calendar item for additional information.

If you have a calendar item that you’d like to have listed, please contact us to send in the details.

May
30
Mon
Pick-up Bocce Ball @ Glebe & Randolph Park
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

DSC08709Informal pick-up bocce ball games!  Come and join other ANV members and friends for fun and a little bit of exercise at Glebe & Randolph Park.

All skill levels are welcome. No prior experience or knowledge of bocce is needed. There are two county-provided courts, so everyone gets a chance to play. We hope to see you there. Please contact John Thomas, thomas-johnr@comcast.net, for more information.

Open to members, volunteers, and friends.

May
31
Tue
ANV Tai Chi — A gentle way to exercise and reduce stress @ Location varies depending on weather
May 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

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Whether you already practice Tai Chi or are curious to learn just what it is all about, drop in on ANV’s Tai Chi sessions. This is an informal practice group. Instruction is not provided.

Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi is now used for stress reduction, improved balance, and other health benefits. In the colder weather, we meet in the Ballston Common, near the Randolph Street entrance. Email anitawallgren@arlnvil.org for more details.

Jun
1
Wed
Coffee and Conversation – Meals on Wheels of Northern Virginia, Ray Meyer Executive Director @ The Italian Store (private room in the back)
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Ray Meyer, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels of Northern Virginia

Bring your own coffee, learn about aging in place with Arlington Neighborhood Village, and hear from a speaker on an interesting topic.  Free, open to everyone.  No RSVP Needed.

Parking is available in their lot next door to the store or at the meters out front.

Jun
6
Mon
Pick-up Bocce Ball @ Glebe & Randolph Park
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

DSC08709Informal pick-up bocce ball games!  Come and join other ANV members and friends for fun and a little bit of exercise at Glebe & Randolph Park.

All skill levels are welcome. No prior experience or knowledge of bocce is needed. There are two county-provided courts, so everyone gets a chance to play. We hope to see you there. Please contact John Thomas, thomas-johnr@comcast.net, for more information.

Open to members, volunteers, and friends.

Jun
7
Tue
ANV Tai Chi — A gentle way to exercise and reduce stress @ Location varies depending on weather
Jun 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

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Whether you already practice Tai Chi or are curious to learn just what it is all about, drop in on ANV’s Tai Chi sessions. This is an informal practice group. Instruction is not provided.

Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi is now used for stress reduction, improved balance, and other health benefits. In the colder weather, we meet in the Ballston Common, near the Randolph Street entrance. Email anitawallgren@arlnvil.org for more details.

Jun
8
Wed
Coffee and Conversation – A Walk in the Glencarlyn Community Garden with Judy Funderburk @ Glencarlyn Library
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Glencarlyn Library, 300 South Kensington St.

Bring your own coffee, learn about aging in place with Arlington Neighborhood Village, and hear from a speaker on an interesting topic.  Free, open to everyone.  No RSVP Needed.

Jun
11
Sat
Summer Cook-out at Glencarlyn Park @ Glencarlyn Park Picnic Shelter
Jun 11 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

glencarlyn_park_arlington_county_trees_houseJoin ANV to celebrate the beginning of summer with an outdoor cookout. ANV will provide beverages, hamburgers, veggie burgers, hotdogs, and all the fixin’s. You may bring a dish to share. If you are unable to bring a dish, just bring yourself. In order to better plan, we would like to know what category of dish you will bring (appetizer, salad or dessert).

RSVP by June 3 for this event by email (register@arlnvil.org) or by calling the office at 703-509- 8057. Be sure to include the name of the event, number in your party, and the dish you will bring.

This event is open to members, volunteers, family, and friends.

Detailed directions will be provided. The park is alcohol-free.

Jun
13
Mon
Pick-up Bocce Ball @ Glebe & Randolph Park
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

DSC08709Informal pick-up bocce ball games!  Come and join other ANV members and friends for fun and a little bit of exercise at Glebe & Randolph Park.

All skill levels are welcome. No prior experience or knowledge of bocce is needed. There are two county-provided courts, so everyone gets a chance to play. We hope to see you there. Please contact John Thomas, thomas-johnr@comcast.net, for more information.

Open to members, volunteers, and friends.

Jun
14
Tue
ANV Tai Chi — A gentle way to exercise and reduce stress @ Location varies depending on weather
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

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Whether you already practice Tai Chi or are curious to learn just what it is all about, drop in on ANV’s Tai Chi sessions. This is an informal practice group. Instruction is not provided.

Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi is now used for stress reduction, improved balance, and other health benefits. In the colder weather, we meet in the Ballston Common, near the Randolph Street entrance. Email anitawallgren@arlnvil.org for more details.

CLOSED: Tour and High Tea at the National Cathedral (Open to Members & Volunteers) @ National Cathedral
Jun 14 @ 1:30 pm

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Join ANV on a docent-led tour of one of our local treasures, the National Cathedral, in Washington, DC. The tour includes an in-depth tour of the Cathedral followed by a traditional English tea with sandwiches, scones, sweets, and hot tea along with a scenic view of Washington. The tour begins at 1:30 pm on the main level of the Cathedral (the Nave) and tea follows at 2:45 pm in the Pilgrim Observation Gallery.

While you are at the Cathedral, you are encouraged to view the Earthquake exhibit on the same floor as the tea room and the Bishop’s Garden, located on the south side of the Cathedral. You can view the garden from above while on the 7th floor. Tea attire: Smart/Tourist Casual. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

The cost of the tour and tea is $30 per person. Space is limited to 15 persons so please RSVP no later than May 5. When you RSVP for this event, you are agreeing to pay $30 per person, as ANV must reserve the seats on a non-refundable basis. We ask you to pre-pay your reservation. To reserve your spot, payment must be received by May 15, either by check or online payment. If you are paying by check, please write “National Cathedral” on the envelope and also on the memo line of the check. Checks should be mailed to Events, Arlington Neighborhood Village, Suite 100, 2666 Military Road, Arlington, VA 22207. If you wish to pay online with a VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, or a Pay Pal account, go to our Payments for Events page.

Full members may request transportation, and carpooling will be available for those who would like to travel together. Parking is available for $6 per hour with a maximum charge of $22 in the underground parking garage. Enter the parking garage from Wisconsin Avenue in front of the Cathedral.